Kobe Bryant: The Most Overrated Player in the NBA

October 7th, 2010 by Will Danielson Leave a reply »
30 PTS, 7 REB, 9 AST

27 PTS, 5 REB, 5 AST

The first set of numbers you see above is the stat line of LeBron James during the 2009-10 regular season—the back-to-back league MVP. The second stat line is that of Kobe Bryant. The purpose of this article is not to say Kobe is a bad player. He is not. He is a fantastic player. He is just not the best. That title belongs to LeBron James. I am here to set some people straight. 

By far the worst theory of Kobe being a better player than LeBron is championships. Yes, Kobe has more championships than LeBron. So what? When I say LeBron is the best player in the NBA, I mean best overall talent in the NBA right now.

People always say ignorant thinks like, "Kobe five, LeBron zero. 'Nuff said." I agree, "'Nuff said to make me think you are a moron." Championships don't matter when arguing best overall player right now. Can someone please tell me how you can compare Kobe as the No. 2 to Shaq in 2001 to LeBron of 2009? That argument is for legacy. Which I admit, Kobe has a better legacy. But better player goes to LBJ. 

People always say Kobe is more clutch. Onc ...

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